Monday, May 28, 2018

West Orange Arts Council Calls for Artists, Collaborative, Creative Pop-Ups & Workshops

Summer Pop-Up Exhibits

WHERE: West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ

Pop-Up #1:
WHEN: Installation Sat., June 2, at 10 am; Take-down Sun., June 24, at 3-4 pm

Pop-Up #2: 
WHEN: Installation Sat., July 7, at 10 am; Take-down Sun., July 29, at 3-4 pm

Artists responsible for installation/pick-up, labels, reception planning and gallery assisting at the West Orange Arts Center, Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm & Saturdays from 2-4:30 during the show. All sales are handled through the WOAC and include 25% commission.  DETAILS

New West Orange Arts Council members can participate. Join at

COST: $55 Registration to participate (either session)

If interested email Your Name, Contact Information, Work Sample (jpeg format), Pop-up #1 or #2, and Your Availability.

Nuno Felt Scarf Workshop

With Josie Dakers Brathwaite (fiber artist & quilter) 
Hosted by Josie's Colourful Journey and West Orange Arts Council

WHEN: Saturday, June 9, from 10am - 5pm
West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ
COST: Workshop: $100; Materials Fee: $40-45 – payable to instructor day of workshop (Includes silk fabric, merino wool fiber, embellishments for surface interest) List of Items to bring from home/not included in material fee will be sent to you upon registration
To register:

Have you ever fantasized about creating your very own one-of-a-kind art scarf? If yes, this workshop is for you. Come join Fiber Artist, Josie Dakers for a fun filled day where you will create your very own wearable art scarf using merino wool fiber, lightweight silk, cool embellishments, soap, water and lots of agitation.
This class requires lots of standing so wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Come prepared to roll up your sleeves and have fun! You will go home with a lightweight Nuno felt scarf for yourself or friend.